Highland Park 17 years The Dark is the first release of a new series of Highland Park whiskey. The new series of Highland Park for the season on the island of Orkney, where the distillery is located. The 17 year old whiskey is matured in European oak sherry casks. The Dark for the autumn and winter season, which can be seen again in the taste. Thus the whiskey smells like cinnamon sticks, pine, ginger and fruit cake. The taste has notes of roasted coffee, prunes, almonds also some smoke. Curious about the successor of this whiskey? See here the Highland Park The Light.